Note: This recall has been reannounced.

Name of product:
Dirt Bikes
Hazard:
Fuel can leak from the fuel tank, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
March 9, 2011
Units:
About 4,300
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Baja Motorsports toll-free at (888) 863-2252 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.bajamotorsports.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves all model DR50 and DR70 Baja dirt bikes with VIN numbers beginning with "L98." The model number and VIN are located on the product data plate, which is located on the side of the "goose neck" (where the handle bars meet the body of the bike).

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dirt bikes and contact Baja Motorsports to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received six reports of fires from fuel leakage including one report of minor burns to a consumer's legs.

Sold At:

Pep Boys stores nationwide from December 2010 through January 2011 for between $550 and $650.

Importer(s):

Baja Inc., d/b/a Baja Motorsports, of Anderson, S.C.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-159